Ovarian Cancer Facts - Post 5

A few statistics:

1.  Approximately 204,000 people are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year.

2.  Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women.

3.  The importance of an early diagnosis:  The prognosis for survival of 5 years or more for a woman diagnosed at Stage 1a to Stage 1c is 80-90%.  A woman diagnosed at Stage 4 is just under 12%.

4.  The percentage of women diagnosed early?  30%


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